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HIC together with the Global Platform for the Right to the City has brought this year a dedicated programme to the High-Level political Forum within and outside of the United Nations building.
Date published: 07-23-2018

Arpilleras are well-known works of Chilean popular art. During the years of the dictatorship, it wasnt just artisans that expressed themselves this way, but also political prisoners and their families. It could be said then that arpilleras are a special communication tool, through which strong feelings emmanating from very difficult and painful episodes can be expressed. The arpilleras workshop organized by the Habitat International Coalition (HIC), with the support of the Latin American,...

Date published: 06-15-2011
This thesis is primarily based on fieldwork research conducted in Ecuador in the summer of 2010. It focuses on the experiences of resistance to large-scale mining of the Shuar nationality in the Cordillera del CĂłndor, in the Southeastern provinces of Morona Santiago and Zamora Chinchipe. The case against mining, as articulated by the Shuar, is framed in terms of past experience with extraction, as well as cultural considerations with respect natural resource management. By invoking collective...

Date published: 06-15-2011
How a neighbourhood organizes itself
Source: Kristin Schwierz
The inhabitants of Barrio Yungay in Santiago de Chile organised themselves successfully to protect their neighbourhood from neoliberal restructuring.

Date published: 06-14-2011
Failures and successes that were witnessed by the Egyptian revolution

Date published: 06-01-2011
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